When Chaplain (Maj.) Sharon Browne, of 5th Medical Recruiting Battalion, pinned on those golden oak leaf major’s rank in a recent promotion ceremony, her flock surrounded her. Browne’s four children took turns placing the new rank insignias on her uniform during the Feb. 9 ceremony, held in the Robert P. Taylor Memorial Chapel on Naval […]
180315-A-QR427-0079 PUERTO CORTES, HONDURAS. (Mar. 15, 2018) Chaplain LCDR Michael Vitcavich, from Parsippany, New Jersey prays with the honduran people as they enter the Expeditionary Medical Unit during Continuing Promise 2018. U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet has deployed a force to execute Continuing Promise to conduct civil-military operations including humanitarian assistance, training engagements, […]
The 50th year anniversary of the My Lai tragedy hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in partnership with the Center of Military History. The event will feature distinguished panelists that will discuss the historical, ethical and legal impact of the My Lai Massacre, lessons learned, and how the Army responded to […]
Sgt. 1st Class David Cook, an observer coach/trainer assigned to 1st Battalion, 410th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 4th Cavalry Multi-Functional Training Brigade, evaluates Chaplain (Capt.) Spinny Gee, the 4th Cav. MFTB Brigade Support Element chaplain, performing a needle chest decompression during a combat life saver recertification class Mar. 2, 2018 at Fort Knox, Ky. Combat life […]
“Often times, people don’t know resources are out there,” said Maj. Mark Rendon, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz family and life Chaplain. “Or, they’re unaware of how to get these resources. And sometimes, it’s just not a subject that is easily talked about with others, because, the loss of a child is very difficult.” October is […]
Attendees of the Combat Medical Ministry and Emergency Medical Ministry Course evacuate a simulated casualty at the 7th Army Training Command’s Medical Simulations Training Center, Grafenwoehr, Germany, March 13, 2018. The Army Medical Department Center and School, located on Fort Sam Houston, Texas, provided these courses for the first time in Europe to Army, Air […]
HOHENFELS, Germany (March 14, 2018) – Spc. McNeil Edmonds may seem like any other Soldier in today’s Army, but he’s on a path towards becoming a commissioned officer. Edmonds was hand-picked by Brig. Gen. Tony Aguto, commander of the 7th Army Training Command, for the Army’s Green to Gold Active Duty Option Program.
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U.S. Army Chaplain (Maj.) Matthew Shenton from Shippensburg, Pa. receives his promotion to Major at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Mar. 9, 2018. Shenton also swears in the Oath of Commissioned Officers with 16th Combat Aviation Brigade commander Col. Matthew Braman. Maj. Shenton’s wife Joelle and children put the new rank on his uniform. Officers are entrusted […]
As a boy, Capt. Oleksandr Ishchuk dreamed of serving in the Ukrainian Army. Today, he is fulfilling his life’s calling as Chaplain for the 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.